Wednesday 25 October 2023
| JW Marriott Grosvenor House Hotel
The deadline to enter the Nursing Time Awards 2023 has now passed, but take a look at the reasons why you should enter the awards next year.
Winning a Nursing Times Award not only provides you and your team with the recognition you deserve in a glittering evening celebrating your achievements, but also has a whole host of benefits you might not have realised.
What can winning a Nursing Times Award do for you and your team?
- Be part of an elite crowd of award winners: join the Nursing Times Awards winners' club, we don’t give our awards to just anyone
- Make a name for yourself: gain recognition for the innovative and excellent care you and your team are providing
- Share best practice and help improve the profession: promote and share your work to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of healthcare providers across the UK
- Show your dedication: highlight your commitment to the future of the nursing profession and attract more nurses to your organisation
- Give your CV a boost: set yourself apart from the crowd and open yourself up to exciting career opportunities
- Recognise your potential: everyone needs validation at times and what better confirmation that you and your team are on the right path than a Nursing Times Award?
- Network with high-level nurses: meet important figures in the nursing community and take hold of your future career path
Please note that live judging for the shortlist takes place between the 11 – 19 September 2023 at our central London offices:
emap Publishing Ltd
13-15 Bouverie Street
Our panel of judges have provided some tips to help you when submitting your entry. Please take note of the information below
- Stick to the word limits
- Don’t repeat yourself
- Be specific
- Keep it simple and put the facts…don’t fill with things you don’t need. Bullets points can help provide the clear points
- Tell a story, use the summary box to do this. It’s a great way to introduce your entry to the judges
- If you’re re-submitting your initiative, ensure your entry highlights developments since the previous year. The judges will want to see growth
- Use up-to-date evidence
- Answer the questions asked, don’t go off topic
- Work with communication teams within your trust to help write the application
- Remember there is no right or wrong answer
Always back up your entry with relevant evidence, examples of some evidence judges want to see are below:
- Feedback - patient/ staff
- Quality of life scores
- Patient stories
Try to condense you pieces of evidence into five documents.
TOP TIP: Why not read more about the 2022 finalists, click here to take a look.
To view the criteria, create your account, or login with your email and password used to create your account if you have already done so. Select ‘Enter Now’ against the category you wish to view where the criteria will be displayed. If you wish to start your entry at this point any information you add will be autosaved and you can login to complete the rest of the entry at any time.
Enter the email address and password that you used when you first started your entry on the log in page, you will then be taken through to your dashboard and will be able to continue your entry.
You can enter another category by selecting the category you wish to enter from the ‘Categories’ section.